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Poster: madmonkmcphee Date: Aug 28, 2010 9:29am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

Bobby sang that line?! Blasphemy, the monks are displeased. Was listening to a random '80's show and heard Jerry sing this line twice, sounded very angry

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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Aug 28, 2010 11:07pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

The 80's have a lot of really nice Jerry roars... sometimes he could really pull it off without the kermit the frog gargling tacks effect. Just a raw,emotive, full bodied, beastly roar

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Poster: madmonkmcphee Date: Aug 29, 2010 12:50am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

No matter what year/era, that little verse of IKYR makes me smile every time

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Poster: imissJG Date: Aug 28, 2010 8:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

I feel the same way about Bobby destroying,"So Many Roads,"on Further,as well as,"Days Between."Those are two songs that require the singer to have gone through special circumstances in his own life,for the true essence of what he is trying to get across can only then,hit you like a ton of bricks!...Jerry lived and "walked those Roads"and spent many a night,"sittin`on a shelf,collectin`dust."...His character and "cover"(his look),gave you the sense,that he had been waiting his entire life,just to perform certain tunes,such as those.Then,after hearing them,you know for certain he was!.....Though I enjoy hearing them at Further,IMO,....especially"SMR"should kinda like be retired,outta respect for the man who Lived the story and walked the Roads.....Rest easy Jerry,our love never Fades!

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Poster: midnightcarousel Date: Aug 28, 2010 9:43pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

"Those are two songs that require the singer to have gone through special circumstances in his own life"

eh... that seems like a pretty lame criticism. anybody can sing any song and pull it off, it doesn't matter what the specifics of your life have been.

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Poster: Reade Date: Aug 29, 2010 8:13am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

"anybody can sing any song and pull it off"
Since when?

Never cared for 'So Many Roads' but I surely hope none of these guys have been silly enough to attempt 'Days Between' or 'Lazy River Road' in any of their post-95 endeavors.
I would know if they'd tried 'cept I've never paid much attention. Somebody else can put Bob's kids through college.

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Poster: midnightcarousel Date: Aug 29, 2010 8:54am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

what i mean is, anybody has the *potential* to sing any song and pull it off - i believe that no one is truly limited by their life background or race or whatever in their ability to express themselves through any song. that's not to say that everyone is CAPABLE of doing so, but i don't agree with the idea that only certain people can sing certain songs.

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Poster: Reade Date: Aug 29, 2010 11:29am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

Well said. Otherwise we might have to agree Clapton shouldn'y play 'Crossroads,' etc.
But I do feel for example that 'Days Between' and 'LLR' are completely off limits for different reasons. They are very powerful it seems- the equivalent of a summation, a goodbye. Just hallowed ground material- way above some of the other late-era stuff like 'Black Muddy River' and 'Believe It Or Not.'
i'm disappointed the other band members don't feel the same way. We're only talking a song or two here, not the whole Jerry/Hunter canon. If somebody wants to wing 'Sugaree,' I say go for it..... but have some sense that not all songs are the same.

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Poster: midnightcarousel Date: Aug 29, 2010 1:25pm
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well i would disagree with you, but i have to say that when i heard furthur do "days between" they didn't really do it justice. it was good, of course, but it lacked some amount of sadness that made that song really great.

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Poster: Reade Date: Aug 29, 2010 6:53pm
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Exactly!
To me the lack of sadness is why Further would probably be better off leaviing it alone.
There's plenty of Pink Floyd matreial they haven't covred yet to fill the void.

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Aug 29, 2010 8:52am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: this is a warning;

Reade , check the first five songs out .

http://www.archive.org/details/1999-04-17.paf.sbd.miller.25297.sbeok.flacf

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